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Columbia Psychiatry launched the Intensive Adolescent & Family DBT Program in December 2022 to helps teenagers struggling with mental health issues get back into their lives.
What started as a medical mission to save the life of one child in Venezuela has grown into a program that is building liver transplant programs for children across the Caribbean and Central America.
Earlier this year, the American Academy of Pediatrics updated treatment guidelines to endorse recommendations for earlier weight loss surgery in children with obesity.
For impressionable teenagers who are still developing ideas about themselves and want to feel validated by their peers, the lure of social media can often seem irresistible.
- June 15, 2020
In two new papers, Columbia pediatricians describe two different types of serious COVID disease that occur rarely in children.
- May 8, 2020
For new mothers with COVID-19 who delivered at Columbia, the clinic offers telemedicine and safe care for newborns in the first week of life, regardless of the mother’s health insurance status.
- February 10, 2020
A 2018 study found that children from poor neighborhoods fare worse after heart surgery compared with kids from wealthier areas. Now Columbia researchers are trying to understand why.
- December 19, 2019
Physician-scientist Wendy Chung, MD, PhD, has been named chief of the Division of Clinical Genetics in the Department of Pediatrics, effective Jan. 1, 2020.
- December 18, 2019
In the United States, the drug hydroxyurea has helped reduce strokes caused by sickle cell disease. Now a team from Columbia and Makerere University is testing if it can do the same in Uganda.
- November 25, 2019
This year’s flu season is off to an early start, and one of the active strains is known to hit children harder. Columbia pediatrician Melissa Stockwell explains why kids should get a flu shot.
- October 31, 2019
Renowned clinician and physician-scientist Anna Penn, MD, PhD, has been named chief of neonatology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and NYP Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital.
- October 3, 2019
Renowned immunologist Joshua Milner has been named chief of pediatric allergy, immunology, and rheumatology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, NYP Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital.
- August 26, 2019
Misidentification among multiple-birth infants in the NICU increases their risk of medical errors, a study by Columbia physicians has found.
- August 20, 2019
A steady supply of its favorite food helps a deadly bacterium thrive in the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis, according to a new study by Columbia researchers.